Edward A. Hanlon

Edward A. Hanlon, Sr. of E. Bridgewater, formerly of Randolph, passed away December 31, 2017 at the age of 94. Born in Boston, Edward was raised and educated in Somerville and was a resident of Randolph for 45 years. He retired from the City of Boston as well as being the St. Bernadette’s Church Sexton. Edward enjoyed bingo, going to Foxwoods, and most of all, he loved raising his children.

Beloved husband of the late Blanche (Connolly) Hanlon. Loving father of Patricia Morrissey of Randolph, Edward Hanlon, Jr. and his wife Karen of E. Bridgewater, Carol Hanlon McCusker of Brockton, Kate Collins and her husband Donald of Stoughton, James Hanlon of Easton, and Karen Hanlon McElroy of Abington. Devoted brother of the late Francis, James, and John Hanlon, Mary Hegarty, Theresa Buckley, Eileen Boudreau, and Margaret Roche. Also survived by 22 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Funeral from the Hurley Funeral Home, 127 So. Franklin St. (Rt. 37), Holbrook on Saturday, January 6th at 9am followed by a funeral mass at St. Joseph’s Church in Holbrook at 9:45am. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held on Friday, January 5th from 4-8pm. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Randolph. Late US Navy Veteran. In lieu of flowers, donations in Edward’s memory can be made to Hope Hospice, 765 Attucks Ln., Hyannis, MA 02601.


First Name: Lisa
Last Name: Wu
City: Raynham
State: MA
Country: Usa
Entry Date: 01/02/2018

Forever in my heart shall the memories of playing hide and seek, sleepovers on Tuesday night's, and ice cream at Dairy Barn remain. You brightened the days of those you met with wit and jokes. May you meet Nana again and dance in heaven. I love you.

First Name: Maria
Last Name: Farias
City: Boston
State: MA
Country: United States
Entry Date: 01/05/2018

Dear Tim and the entire Hanlon Family,

My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Take comfort that your Grandfather, Father, Brother and Friend is in heaven watching down on all of you now and forever.


First Name: Laura
Last Name:
State: MA
Entry Date: 01/05/2018

Dear Kate and Don,

Our thoughts and prayers are with you both. We hope you find comfort in the many wonderful memories you must have of him. He was blessed to have had the two of you and all of your love and support.


First Name: Susan
Last Name: Staffier
City: Holbrook
State: MA
Country: USA
Entry Date: 01/16/2018

Prayers to you and your family kate,Ed was such a great guy it was my privilege to have met you and your mom and of course your dad.He was definitely one of my favorite customers when I worked at Pete’s Place.There are not enough words to say what a wonderful person that he was .

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